Special Audience MyPlate Resources

MyPlate for Preschoolers

USDA. The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

MyPlate for Preschoolers can be used to customize a Food Plan for children 2 to 5 years of age.


Food Guide Pyramid Becomes a Plate

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.

Explains MyPlate and its recommendations to children.


MyPlate: Health and Nutrition Information for Children Over Five

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


MyPlate for Kids Poster (PDF | 843 KB)

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.


MyPlate for Older Adults

Tufts University. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Guidance for Older Adults based on MyPlate, this article and graphic encourages adequate nutrient and fluid intake for older adults.


MyPlate: Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.